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EXCLUSIVE Phuket New Year Party Coming LIVE as Holiday Island Welcomes 2016

Latest Phuketwan welcomes 2016 with a burst of innovation by bringing viewers the Countdown to New Year from Phuket's Cape Promthep LIVE. Enjoy the last moments of 2015.

Navy Rescues Seven From Sea After Ship Sinks Off Phuket Coast

Latest A Royal Thai nNavy warship has succeeded in rescuing seven crew who survived the sinking of a cargo ship in rough seas about 118 nautical miles off Phuket.

Phuket Prosecutor Seeks Extra 30 Days in Phuketwan Case: Judge to Decide

Latest An extra 30 days is being sought by the Phuket Prosecutor in which to consider an appeal in the controversial Phuketwan case. A judge will reveal the decision early next week.

UPDATE Phuket Paparazzi Focus on Angelina and Brad at the Amanpuri

Latest With a jet-ski crash part of the Hollywood gossip mix about Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, the Amanpuri is said to be the Phuket resort where the stars are staying with their children.

Phuket Underpasses Make 2016 the Holiday Island's Year of Traffic

Latest The New Year and beyond will bring continuing work on Phuket's underpasses with one just starting, a second ahead of schedule and a third well behind schedule. The first is complete and a fifth yet to begin.

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Thai Tells Tourists: Stay Dressed and Keep Cool

Thursday, February 21, 2008

Topless women, crude men. Rude, ignorant foreigners. The Thais of Phuket tolerate a lot. Now one frustrated Thai woman has told what she really thinks, and her advice is worth taking. More »

Trends: A Tsunami of Trash is Heading This Way

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Optimistic reports on tourism and property seldom tell the whole story. Right now, garbage is Phuket's most pressing problem. Where will the junk you create today end up? More »

Enviro Chief Calls for Unity in Trash Crisis

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Each day, Phuket creates twice as much garbage as it can dispose of. Yet no sensible joint approach is being taken to cope or prevent a crisis, says a leading island official. More »

Cultural Centre Celebrates Sea Gypsies' Spirit

Monday, February 18, 2008

Sea gypsies are building a cultural centre on the Andaman, testimony to the resilience of these tsunami victims. Invited to convert to Christianity in exchange for housing, they politely said No. More »

Internet Entrepreneur Tips Bright Future for Phuket

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Internet guru Neil Cumming makes the deal of his life and forecasts that high-end tourism and property regulation is where the brightest future lies for Phuket. More »

Snapper Among New Threats to Reefs

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Thailand's delicate coral reefs are constantly in danger. The International Year of the Reef should see concerted action against some new and menacing threats to nature's undersea treasures. More »

Dive Businesses Report Downturn

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Dive shops are not doing as well as in past high seasons, a reflection perhaps that a commitment to more package tours has cost the Andaman economy in 2007-2008. More »

Trends: Phuket's Message to the New Minister

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

With the appointment of a new Minister for Tourism and Sport, Phuket has a chance to move into a new era based on common sense, preservation and prosperity. Here's our message to the Minister. More »

Romance for Three at a Valentine Paradise

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Phuket is the romantic island capital of Thailand and Cupid never had a better target than the Bayan Tree, where Love is a $2500 a night villa. Come on a honeymoon for three. More »

Beaches: Beauty Beyond Price at Yanui

Sunday, February 10, 2008

A small diamond among larger gems is Yanui, where the weather either makes for blissful high-season days or spurs waves and winds to green-season perfection. More »

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